Several police officers have been shot in southeast Houston.

According to KHOU-TV, officers responding to call and that is when they were shot. Initial reports say that five officers were shot and the Chief of Police is asking for prayers.

The Mayor of Houston Tweeted that the suspect is down and in custody. There's no word on the condition of the officers that were shot.

This is developing the story and we will continue to follow this story out of Houston, Tx.

UPDATE:

Reports out now are that a suspect has been killed and that police may be looking for another suspect.

Two more suspects have reportedly barricaded themselves in a house where the officers were shot.